While Connecticut’s labor market is improving, economists say the state needs to help sectors that provide steadier, higher-paying jobs.
The COVID recession hit Connecticut’s economy harder than much of the rest of the nation, according to a new report.
The latest U.S. Census survey shows fears of lost income that experts say could shatter Connecticut’s already-fragile economy in 2021.
Connecticut’s economy took a hit when the coronavirus pandemic arrived, and there is still a lot of recovery ahead.
Analysts say surging tax revenues will soften a big deficit this year and dramatically shrink shortfalls over the next biennium.
Himes says the government must rush money to Americans on the “suffering frontier” of the coronavirus pandemic.
Connecticut’s manufacturing, tourism and hospitality sectors are on the front lines as the coronavirus spreads.
Immediately after the speech, Sen. Chris Murphy, tweeted that he regretted attending.
The poll, released Wednesday, also shows that former Vice President Joe Biden enjoys a substantial lead over his Democratic rivals for the White House.
WASHINGTON – A new political tool that tracks sentiment on social media every day showed that more people said nice things about Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ned Lamont than his Republican rival Bob Stefanowski . But the Political Atlas said Stefanowski had Lamont beat when it came to “favorability” which also took into account how many times his name was mentioned on social media.
WASHINGTON — A Quinnipiac poll gave President Donald Trump the lowest approval ratings since he assumed office about a month ago, only 38 percent, but showed Americans still have confidence in his handling of the economy.
DARIEN — There is a cautious optimism about the next four years in much of lower Fairfield County. Many residents are hopeful that President-elect Donald J. Trump will usher in an era of economic growth not seen over the last eight years. This is the second in a series of visits to Connecticut towns leading up to the inauguration.
Noting that Malloy indicated shortly after Election Day that he would reach out to both parties, Fasano said state government could miss a chance to improve confidence among businesses and the general public if it waits to begin discussions until the 2017 General Assembly session — which starts Jan. 4.
WASHINGTON — Connecticut women are having fewer children than those in most other states, its population continues to age and growth is lagging. The census bureau said that in 2015 Connecticut women ranked 49th among the states as far fertility. The census also determined that Connecticut is one of the slowest-growing states.
About two-thirds of Connecticut businesses made a profit last year, yet fewer than half expect to add jobs at this time, according to the Connecticut Business and Industry Association’s annual survey of businesses.